U.S. General Services Administration’s (GSA) 8(a) Streamlined Technology Application Resource for Services (STARS) II Government-wide Acquisition Contract (GWAC) contracting vehicle

This contract is exclusively awarded to small businesses and promotes a greater use of small businesses when purchasing information services or IT services-based solutions for the federal government.

General Information:

  • Contract Period:
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  • Type: GWAC
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  • Ceiling: 10 billion dollars


  • Nonexclusive
  • Aligned with Federal Enterprise Architecture
  • Five year base
  • Multiple contract types
    • fixed price
    • labor hour
    • time and material terms
  • Fair Opportunity (FAR 16.505) determines ordering procedures
  • Task orders up to four million dollars
  • 10 billion dollar ceiling


  • Gives a Small Business credit to Federal Clients
  • Pre-competed
  • Quick acquisition
  • GSA STARS II GWAC acquisition team provides free training
  • No bundling
  • Large orders have capped low user cost (.0075)